Uluvalt

Uluvalt WP1060940

View from south west (7 June 2016).

Location

Scotland     Mull    Argyll & Isles     NM 54693 29973     Lat 56.3981914   Long -5.97698043

Uluvalt plan

Plan of Uluvalt stone row. Parch mark shown yellow. Original surveyed at 1:200 by Sandy Gerrard.

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 5.8m
No. of stones: 3 Size of stones: Only large
Tallest stone: 1.98m Shortest stone: –
Orientation: 80° Altitude: 22m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Not known Sea View: Yes
Context:  –
Notes: Third stone visible as a parch mark following dry weather.

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: –
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No

Identification

Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.


Photographs

Uluvalt WP1060958

Upright slab and buried stone indicated by parch mark. View from the south.

 

Uluvalt WP1060961

Looking east along the stone row.

Uluvalt WP1110322

View from above and south.

Uluvalt WP1110329

View from above and north west.

Uluvalt WP1110330

View from above and north east. Restricted and closed sea views in the background.

Access Information

Car parking is available at NM 54498 29179. From here take the track leading north for about 750m. Cross into the enclosure containing the stone row by a gateway and proceed north for about 90m. The terrain is boggy in places and care should be taken.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Canmore

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 223.

Ruggles, C.L.N., 1999, Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 197.

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